Cincinnati Reds at San Francisco Giants Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 6/26/2014
Friday, June 27, 2014, 9:15 PM on FSOH, CSBy
AT&T Park, San Francisco, California
Cincinnati Reds - Cueto, J (7-5) vs. San Francisco Giants - Bumgarner, M (9-4)
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On Friday night, Johnny Cueto will try to win his eighth game of the year when he and the Cincinnati Reds take on nine-game winner Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants.
On Sunday, Johnny Cueto won for the seventh time on the year by pitching eight solid innings against the Toronto Blue Jays. He gave up just one earned run in those eight innings of work and walked one while striking out eight batters. Cueto has been one of the best starters in the National League this season with his 1.86 ERA and his 119 strikeouts in 116 innings.
Giants outfielder Angel Pagan has four hits in his seven at-bats against Cueto with a triple and two walks. Hunter Pence is 8-for-29 against Cueto, but he has also been struck out 11 times in those matchups.
Madison Bumgarner had a fantastic outing against the Arizona Diamondbacks on the road over the weekend and ended up picking up his ninth win of the year. He went eight innings in that outing and allowed just one unearned run on two hits while walking two and striking out seven. Bumgarner has struck out 111 batters in 102.2 innings this season.
Reds first baseman Joey Votto has three hits in his 11 at-bats against Bumgarner with a home run and two RBI. Veteran Ryan Ludwick has just one hit in 17 at-bats against him with three strikeouts.
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
Cincinnati Reds are 35-38-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Cincinnati Reds is 0.1
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco Giants are 39-35-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for San Francisco Giants is 0.5
Injuries to Watch
06/24/14 2B Brandon Phillips Heel questionable
06/21/14 P Trevor Bell Elbow 60-day DL (4/08)
06/14/14 P Sean Marshall Shoulder 60-day DL (6/13)
03/28/14 3B Jack Hannahan Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
San Francisco Giants
06/25/14 CF Angel Pagan Back 15-day DL (6/16)
05/10/14 1B Brandon Belt Finger 15-day DL (5/10)
03/28/14 2B Marco Scutaro Back 60-day DL (3/21)
Guy's Pick: Take San Francisco
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